Hilary Rosen Was Right: Ann Romney Is Out of Touch with Most Women

The strangest, and most disheartening thing about the Twitter firestorm that erupted this week after Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen pointedly questioned Ann Romney’s fitness to serve as her husband’s ambassador on women’s economic issues was the speed with which her own party rushed to denounce her. Noting to CNN’s Anderson Cooper that Romney — a daughter of privilege who became […]

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Comment on Romney’s wife keeps campaign focus on women

A Democratic strategist apologized Thursday for a comment questioning Ann Romney’s qualifications to advise her husband on women’s economic issues, while the Romney campaign sought to exploit the controversy to help fix a gender gap problem in the race against President Barack Obama. Hilary Rosen issued a statement after fellow Democrats, including a Twitter post on Michelle Obama’s page, criticized […]

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Voters like Obama better than Romney, but split on handling of economy

The latest poll pitting President Barack Obama against his likely GOP opponent Mitt Romney shows the president topping his rival in a head-to-head matchup, though voters remain split on which presidential contender is best equipped to handle the economy. The survey, from Washington Post/ABC News, showed Americans divided on which candidate would best handle economic issues – 47% said Romney […]

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It’s game on between Obama and Romney

  [vsw id=”bxch-yi14BE” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”] President Barack Obama and his certain Republican opponent in November, Mitt Romney, shifted to full general election mode Wednesday with messages intended to rally their bases and portray each other as threats to future progress. The day after Rick Santorum suspended his bid for the GOP nomination, clearing the way for Romney, the […]

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Santorum Suspends Campaign

Rick Santorum suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday, campaign sources told CNN. The development means that Mitt Romney is now the certain GOP nominee to take on President Barack Obama in November, as Santorum was his main challenger. While Romney still needs to win several hundred delegates to clinch the nomination, Santorum’s departure from the race leaves […]

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Obama’s Tough Iran Stand

There’s been some interesting body language as we approach the nuclear arms negotiations with Iran, scheduled to begin soon in Turkey. Usually, the body language is all on the Iranian side–all sorts of demands made or withdrawn, offers made or withdrawn, diatribes and other assorted switcheroos. We’ve had some of that this time. The Iranians agreed to meet in Turkey, […]

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